GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleCommonplace Book of the Reverend John Hunter
ShelfmarkMS 2781
Creation Date1685 - 1711
Contents NoteBook contains sermons, verse, letters, and notes on mechanics. Preaching notes are tidily written without annotations and vary from very brief notes to more detailed notes. No preaching information. There are also notes on mechanics, poetry, letters, and copies of various other texts.
Material Features“John Hunter” and the date “1685” are written several times on f. 1r along with “Elisabeth Skirven” apparently in a later hand.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Hunter, Johnmanuscript owner - Skirven, Elisabeth
AcquisitionBelonged to George Neilson collection. Following his death November 1923 purchased by NLS (Note pasted on front endpaper).
Source of DataAnne James
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GEMMS record createdMarch 20, 2020
GEMMS record last editedMarch 20, 2020